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James J. Brooke

James J. Brooke, Russian banker. Member Brooklyn Museum, Bnai Brith, Brooklyn Chamber Commerce.

Background

  • Brooke, James J. was born on January 24, 1879 in Russia. Son of Isidore and Sarah (Bacrack) Brooke.

  • Education

    • Student New York University 1900-1903.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1894, naturalized citizen, 1900. Vice president National Title Guaranty Company, Brooklyn from 1924. President Elmont Cemetery, Inc., Elmont Monumental Works, Climont Realty Corporation.

      Vice president Bedford National Bank. Treasurer Heights Theatres, Inc., Curtiss Gardens, Inc. Trustee Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum.

      Director Y.M.H.A., Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, United Jewish Aid Socs.

    Membership

    Member Brooklyn Museum, Bnai Brith, Brooklyn Chamber Commerce. Clubs: Unity, Brooklyn, Economy, Lawyers, Brooklyn Real Estate (president), Fresh Meadow Country.

    Connections

    • Married Blanche Keiter, September 28, 1909. Children: Constance Sarah, Alvin Boris.
    • father: Isidore Brooke
    • mother: Sarah (Bacrack) Brooke
    • spouse: Blanche Keiter
    • children: Constance Sarah Brooke
    • Alvin Boris Brooke
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    Born January 24, 1879
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